Good Reads

Ferdinand Cheval’s ‘Palais Ideal’ Was Built By One Man One Pebble At A Time

Banksy Releases ‘Welcome to Gaza’ Video Complete With Kitten For FB Lovers

Global Costs of Living By Country Established By People Living There
jd Forte’s ‘The Up and Comers’ & A September 11 Women’s Rights Reflection

Scandinavian Women Lead the World in Equality & Governing | Anne Sends Big Hugs to Helsinki, Finland

Islam, Western Guilt, Original Sin & Sensuality | Koray Birand’s Alyssa Miller Images Celebrate Female Eroticism

Billionaires Going Rogue 2012 Election | Rise of Superdads | Over My Dead Body | Dating Goes Partisan

Australian Ballet Jubilee | Will Davidson | Vogue Australia November 2012 | ‘Heavenly Creatures’

Fashion’s Hippie Love Trend Is Tied to Womanly Cultural Creative Values

50 Years Later, Marilyn Monroe Remains the Ultimate Smart Sensuality Blonde

Cosa Bella’s ‘La Dolce Vita’ | Women of Harlot Babylon

Eve Ensler’s ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Will Be Read With Eve Ensler At Michigan Capitol June 18th

Tabea Koebach | Seiji Fujimori | The Ground #2 | ‘The Throne’

Elephants are Matriarchal and Kind to Females in the Animal World | Stop the Republican Disgrace of Elephants

Believing in Birth Control Doesn’t Make Me Un-American | 2 Ps in a Pod by Anne

Franca Sozzani: Living Simply and Thinking Big | We Call It Cultural Creative Wisdom

Marloes Horst | Will Davidson | Harper’s Bazaar Australia March 2012 | ‘Wanderlust’

Bro. Dennis on Ultra-Orthodox, Fundamentalist, Extreme Moralists as ‘Evil Incarnate’| 2Ps in a Pod

Goddess Editorials

& Essays

Eye 2-2-15 | Mami Wata Resurgence As Global Goddess | 55,000 Years-Old Female Skull Provides Critical Link In Human Evolution & Migration Out of Africa

Maliouk In ‘Neo Folk’ By Signe Vilstrup For Glamour Italia October 2014

Woman | Charlotte Kay By Damian Foxe In Tribal Fashion’ For How To Spend It Magazine June 2014

Magdalena Frackowiak By Giampaolo Sgura In ‘Ancient Songs of Paradise’ For Vogue Japan May 2014

Marina Nery In ‘Tomorrow’s Tribe’, Lensed By Sebastian Kim for Vogue Australia April 2014

Kelly Mittendorf In ‘Buffao Belle’ By Robert Bellamy For L’Officiel Paris March 2014

A Brilliant ‘Warrior Stance’ By Steven Klein For W Magazine March 2014

Paul de Luna’s ‘Samsara’ & The Sacred Feminine

Anais Mali Pays Tribute To Warrior Women in ‘Amazon’ By Urivaldo Lopes For French Revue de Modes #25

 

India’s Women Need Goddess Lakshmi To Fight for Women’s Rights

Khristine Dinke | Sergi Pons | BMM Magazine’s Warrior Goddess

Woman | Daria Werbowy | David Sims | ‘The Warrior Way’ | Vogue US March 2010

Woman | Mey Bun, Rila Fukushima & Ai li Wang Go ‘Tribal’ In Herring & Herring Images For D Magazine

Kirsti Pyrhonen Is Sensual Style Queen by Peter Farago for Vogue Brazil December 2012

Aphrodite Joins Yemaya and Mami Wati for a Swim in Human Consciousness

Values

Simone W | Emre Guven | Marie Claire Turkey May 2012

Cultural Creatives Now 35% of US | 10% in Transition

Status vs Money | A Third Look At Happiness, Gender Equality & Taxes

Women Philanthropists Give Differently Than Men

It’s a Bull Market for Women Philanthropists Supporting Women’s Causes in Every corner of the Globe

PPR Paris Goes to Sustainability Index P&L & Eco-Friendly Brands

Wealth & Poverty

National Geographic ‘7 Billion’ 7-Video Look at World’s People

JR’s TED Prize Video | JR Launches InsideOut Project

Photographers JR & Jonas Bendiksen Find Artistry in Everyday Kibera, Kenya

‘The Places We Live’: Four Monumental Slums Typify ‘Home’ for More than One Billion People

Shakira & Howard Buffett | Attached at the Hip Philanthropy Bedfellows

Slow Boat to Economic Heaven | Grim Reality Polaroid Days

What Would Dan Eldon Say About Somalia 2008?

Smart Sensuality Angelina Jolie: Virtue Considered in Carversville’s Country Air

Shakira, a Smart Sensuality Activist, Takes Me Back to Colombia, Where My Life Journey Really Began

Angelina Jolie & Alicia Keys Help Me Say ‘Flip It: I’m A Lipstick-Wearing Activist’

Anne of Carversville & Sensuality News do not accept submissions.

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Eye | News Worth Reading

Eye 3-15-15 | Blake Little Honey People | Vertical Farming In Newark, NJ | Honey Harvest Revolution

Eye 3-12-15 Industry City in Brooklyn | London Top City For Super-Rich | Bottega Veneta Opens Home Palazzo

Eye 3-8-15 | President Obama Selma Address Full Text | Stephen Somerstein ‘Freedom Journey 1965’ Images | Stefan Sharff’s Documentary Of 3rd Selma March

Eye 2-21-15 | A Digital Tizzy Erupts Over Emma Watson & Prince Harry Rumors | Karlie Kloss Hangs Up Her Victoria’s Secret Wings

Eye 2-15-15 | Happy Chinese New Year | Monsanto’s Travails | Gods and Kings: Mcqueen & Galliano

Eye 2-10-15 Queen Rania Pleads For Arab Action Against ISIS | Angelina Jolie Opens London Center For Women, Peace & Security

Eye 2-3-15 | VF Crowns Brady-Bundchen America’s Third Fanily | Beyonce Unites With Marco Gorges In Healthy Nutrition Home Delivery

Eye 2-2-15 | Mami Wata Resurgence As Global Goddess | 55,000 Years-Old Female Skull Provides Critical Link In Human Evolution & Migration Out of Africa

Eye 1-19-15 | Feminine Delights From Emily Baker | DKNY, Eve Ensler & Lebanon

Eye-1-18-15 | Lifetime’s Whitney Houston Biopic | Hollywood & Gaza | Cindy Crawford On Why Supermodels Happened

Eye 1-12-15 | John Galliano Returns At Teatime London | Hollywood Stands for Charlie | Adidas Originals Campaign

Eye 1-7-15 | Ginta Lapina Is Lost In LA In Her Burberry Trench Coat | Burberry Celebrates Bees That Need Saving

Eye | Spring 2015 Designer Brands | Donna Karan’s Ode To Smart Sensuality Women

Eye 1-4-15 | Rosie Huntington Whiteley For M&S | Lensed By Kai Z Feng | Helping UNICEF In Cambodia

Eye 1-2-15 | Spring 2015 Designer Brands | Prada — the Feminist Who Became A Fashion Designer

Eye 12-30-14 | Spring 2015 | Designer Brands | Ralph Lauren

Eye 12-21-14 | Global Futures & Nature-Inspired Design | Global Food Supply | US & Climate Change

Eye 12-9-14 | Kate Middleton Art Muse | Taylor Swift 1989 | Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Eye 12-6-14 | Natural Artistry From Nunzio Paci & Edouard Martinet | Man As Tree

Eye 12-3-14 | A Traveling Education } Meditation Rebuilds Brain Structure | Trends In Remarriage

Eye 11-23-14 Elisabeth Daynes Early Human Sculptures | Annie Leibovitz ‘Pilgrimage’ | Anne Says More Kimye Coming

Eye 11-13-14 | Prince Ea ‘Anti Social Network | VIDA Sustainable E-commerce Site | Barney’s Holiday Windows

Eye 11-9-14 | Neonics & Honeybees | Bee Friendlier Flower Bombing | Whole Foods For Honeybees

Eye 11-5-14 | Toni Garrn Closed Denim For Burkina Faso | Cindy Crawford’s 2015 Art Van Charity Challenge

Eye 10-25-14 | Berlin Light Show Will Commemorate The End Of Berlin Wall | South African Textiles That Bear Witness

Eye 10-19-14 Gisele Bundchen Chanel No. 5 Commercial | Kurdish Women Fighters  Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Under Intense Pressure

Eye 10-14-14 Zaha Hadid’s Catharsis For Cambodia | WikiLeaks Gets Fashionable | London’s Hackney Fashion Lab

Eye 10-11-14 October 11 Is International Day of the Girl | Honoring Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize & Angelina Jolie As A British Dame

Eye 10-8-14 | H&M Jumpsuit: When Style & War Collide | Amazon Women | Burqa Bans

Eye 10-5-14 | American Parenting as Religion | Elisabeth Holmes Billionaire | Kurdish Women Fighters Update

Eye 10-1-14 | Fondation Louis Vuitton | Vogue Meets Gesquiere | Stella McCartney Redo 

Eye 9-28-14 | Victoria Beckham Has Passion For UN Ambassador Role | Women & Heart Disease | Apologies to UAE Pilot Major Mariam al-Mansouri

Eye 9-25-14 | UAE Pilot Major Mariam al-Mansouri Leads UAE Air Strikes Against ISIS | Domestic Violence Tab Put At $9.5 Trillion Annually

Eye 9-23-14 Emma Watson On Feminism | Zaha Hadid On Architecture | Biomimicry at Blossom Tower

Eye 9-20-14 | Angelina Jolie To Direct ‘Africa’ | ‘I Am Eleven’ Documentary | Are Conservatives Happier In Liberal Countries?

Eye 9-17-14 | US Poverty & Child Development | Stella McCartney’s Green Carpet Collection

Eye 9-15-14 Richard Branson’s Unfulfilled Energy Pledge | G-Spot Science | Malala’s Attackers Arrested.

Eye 9-9-14 Violence Against Women | Scalia & Women’s Rights | Matrilineal Mawlynnong

Eye 9-8-14 | Clintons For Elephants | Organized Crime Deep In Ivory Trade | Clooney & Alamuddin WillWed In Venice

Eye 9/6/14 | Fast Food & Depression | Global Cool Neighborhoods | Liu Wen

Eye 9/3/14 | Dr. Patricia Wright’s Lemurs | Low Carb Diet | Spinach Aids Weight Control

Eye 8/31/14: Global Warming | New Tesla Electric Battery | Elephant Slaughter

Eye 8/29/14 Women In Tech Abrasive | Shakira Pregnant | Abortions At Home

Eye 8/27/14: Beyonce’s Feminism, Moms Against NRA, Women Newscasters, Kurdish Women Soldiers Face ISIS

Eye 8/26/14 SunGlacier | Windowless Jumbo jets | What Is Plagiarism

Eye: Nicer Future | Cathy Horn | Women’s Wages | Marley Coffee

Saturday
Jan082011

Massacre in Tucson Targets Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz, one of the few women serving in Washington, has been shot in the brain and is fighting for her life.

Rep. Giffords and 18 others were shot in Tucson on Saturday morning at a ‘Congress on Your Corner’ event. A 9-year-old child was among the killed and also a federal judge. In total six victims are deceased.

Rep Giffords has been heavily criticized by Sarah Palin and actually appeared on Palin’s ‘hit list’ the list of 20 politicians that Palin targeted with rifle-sights on her website last year.

Giffords speaks on March 25, 2010 about death threats made against her, the vandalism of her office and being on Palin’s ‘hit list’. She says that in 30 years, there has never been such a call to violence in America with overheated rhetoric.

Of course there is no confirmation that the killer Jared Lee Loughner even knows who Sarah Palin is, let alone is taking her ‘hit list’ as a call to action. Reports are that the killer has a criminal record and possibly a record of psychological problems.

Politics Daily columnist Matt Lewis says that Sarah Palin has removed this map from her website and is highly critical of someone like us for posting Sarah Palin’s map to underscore the nature of American culture.

There is no doubt that Sarah Palin has major company in using violent metaphors as a standard of excellence in America. Anne is constantly critiquing Victoria’s Secret’s bombshell bras and Michael Bey’s commercials for the brand.

America has Godly-sanctioned violence in our soul, and the National Rifle Association insists that this is America at its best, exercising our God-given rights. We disagree.

Anne of Carversville does not approve at all of these kinds Palin of ‘hit lists’, especially after watching Sarah Palin calmly shoot her caribou on the Discovery Channel, for all the world to watch.

We find her almost flip attitude in killing the caribou totally disconcerting, and we will not be politically correct in being afraid to say so. Call us weak-knee liberals, even though we believe we are good Americans living in Philadelphia.

Sarah Palin can pride herself on being a Mama Grizzly.

We are Snake Charmers, non-violent and deeply afraid for America’s future. We are aggressive in standing up against terrorism, but nothing frightened Anne more than taking a drive into Wyoming, just an hour north of Boulder. She thought she was in anti-American hate country, in a land no different than Iran.

This is Sarah Palin’s “hit list” and after that, another viewing of Mama Grizzlie Sarah Palin bagging her caribou with pleasure and a great sense of accomplishment:

Here is Sarah Palin stalking her prey:

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Thursday
Jan062011

Pope Asserts God Was Absolutely Behind Big Bang in Universe

RedTracker| The Vatican had a busy day, with the Pope moving from news of his new Discovery Channel series on exorcisms from the Vatican files to denouncing the big bang theory of life in our universe as a result of chance.

The Pope rarely talks about science and creation, but today was unyielding in his assertion that “The universe is not the result of chance, as some would want to make us believe.”

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Monday
Jan032011

Art Tigers on View in New Delhi | Tourists Gone From Tiger Reserve at Sariska

‘2 Feet’ by Koumudi Patil; Tiger Conservation IndiaGreenTracker| Thank goodness we didn’t wax poetically about the Artigers project in India. Modeled after London’s ‘Elephant Parade’, which raised $6.2 million for elephant conservation, Artiger has opened in New Delhi, dedicated to raising funds for tiger conservation. 

Each of the art tigers will be adopted for $3,500 each, raising over $200,000 for conservation projects on behalf of Bengal tigers.

The leadership group was led by social activist Nandita Baig, who developed the idea together with Seven Art Limited director Aparajita Jain and Swapan Seth, of advertising firm Equus Red Cell. Sonia Gandhi, daughter of the late Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi and ranked as the ninth most powerful person on the planet for 2010 by Forbes Magazine is the honorary head of the project.

Artiger team led by Sonia GandhiA different kind of reality has impeded attempts to revive the tiger population at Sariska. The ongoing Gujjar agitation has hit the tourist arrivals at the Sariska tiger reserve.

The largely Muslim members of the Gujjar community is protesting the Rajasthan government’s failure to reserve an agreed upon 5% in jobs for its members. As a results the Gujjar protesters have had ‘sit ins’ on the railroad tracks in the region, forcing many cancellations of railroad schedules and scheduled tourist trips in the tiger preserve.

The Times of India reports 70

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Monday
Jan032011

Jolie-Pitt Foundation Donates $2 Million to N/a'an ku sê Mission in Namibia

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt spend Christmas holidays at N/a’an ku sê Mission in Namibia.GreenTracker|Once again Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have dug deeply into their foundation’s financial pockets, donating $2 million to the N/a’an ku sê Mission in Namibia. The donation was made in the name of daughter Shiloh, who was born at the sanctuary on May 27, 2006.

In a statement Angelina Jolie said: “We want (Shiloh) to be very involved and grow up with an understanding of her country of birth.”

The press release stresses the close friendship that Jolie and Pitt enjoy with Rudie and Marlice van Vuuren, the directors and Founders of N/a’an ku.

“We continue to be impressed by their hard work and dedication to the people and conservation of the land and wildlife of Namibia.”

In this video Marlice van Vuuren introduces us to life at N/a’an ku, where a well-developed website shares information about building a villa on the property and coming for volunteering vacation.

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Monday
Jan032011

Big Think | Apple Is The Top Style/Fashion Icon Of 21st Century

Dots| Today’s WWD analyzes winners and losers in the holiday season. Before all the rah rahs come out in press releases, we must remember that the American retail pie is not growing. It shrank substantially and may get back to 2007 levels this holiday season, depending on late-December weather impact.

Because retailers generally held tight on inventories, the profit margins should be better than in past years.

As expected Apple led the pack, making Craig R. Johnson, president of Customer Growth Partners, comment so relevant:

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Sunday
Jan022011

Feeding Male Great Tits Makes Lazy Birds Unwilling To Get Up & Sing for a Mate

Who in her right mind would oppose feeding the birds? An evolutionary biology sexuality expert might, based on news of what happens to male great tits, when their stomachs are full.

Valentin Amrhein of the University of Basel, in Switzerland, asked himself if feeding birds is good for them. His study is small — just 28 male great tits (no kidding) living in the suburbs of Oslo in Spring 2007 and observed at dawn three times, with 16-17 days between observations.

The first observation took place in the absence of supplementary food. Immediately afterwards, a feeder was provided within the observed male’s territory. Half of these feeders were kept filled with food, but half remained empty. Full or empty, each feeder was left in place for 16-17 days, at which time a second observation was made and the feeder was removed. The third and final observation was made 17 days after this. via The Economist

When humans wake up to a bucolic big tit chorus, it sounds like every bird is having a great time. In fact, male birds have to get up early, not having eaten anything all night, and expose themselves to rain, sleet, hail, snow and high winds. The great tits are demonstrating their worthiness to females as breeding mats.

You’ve heard that the early bird gets the worm, but he also gets the girl bird.

Dr. Amrhein thought birds fed extra food would be in the front row of the early morning bird song chorous. Quite the opposite occured. Basically the birds fed extra bird seed became lazy louts, refusing to wake up and sing. The effect was sustained even after the food was removed.

Having become couch potatos, the male big tits expressed little concern that the sun was up and they weren’t singing.

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Tuesday
Dec282010

Scientists Sequence Superior Quality Cacao DNA | Will Raiders Get A Sweet Tooth?

Scientists have sequenced the DNA of a variety of ‘theobroma cacao’, considered to produce the world’s finest chocolate.

According to Science Daily, “fungal diseases can destroy seed-bearing pods and wipe out up to 80 percent of the crop, and cause an estimated $700 million in losses each year.”

By sequencing the cacao genome, the US Department of Agriculture may help insure the supply of high-quality cacao to the $17 billion American chocolate industry.

Worldwide demand for cacao now exceeds demand, a reality prompting commodities trader Anthony to try to corner the global chocolate market.

As long we we keep commodity’s trader Anthony Ward away from poor farmers who will benefit from this scientific advancement, the world may have a win-win for truly free markets.

The Ivory Coast, producer of 40% of the global cacao supply had a much stronger than predicted cacao season, ending Mr. Ward’s anticipation of causing an international shortage of cacao, a critical health and libido-boosting food.

Let’s hope Ward is on to corn flakes, known to be a libido-depressing food, leaving chocolate lovers alone. Presently fine cocoa production is about 5 percent of global cacao production. Currently most cacao farmers earn about $2 a day, but fine chocolate commands a higher price.

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